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To block or not to blog… That is the question!

To block or not to blog… That is the question!

It happens once again! A fingernail grew too long, and the government decided to chop off the hand! And this is not the first time the Government of India has acted in an ill-informed knee-jerk manner. In 2003, we made international news, when we blocked Yahoo Groups because it hosted an anti-national separatist eGroup… so …

MS “Hacker” sent to prison…

MS “Hacker” sent to prison…

From the pages of Wired.com: Microsoft Tricks Hacker Into Jail Nobody was ever arrested for leaking the secret source code for parts of the Windows operating system in 2004, but a hacker who sold a copy online afterward was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday. William “IllWill” Genovese, 29, will serve three years …

You claim first amendment ONLY if you use your real identity…

You claim first amendment ONLY if you use your real identity…

It’s illegal to annoy A new federal law states that when you annoy someone on the Internet,you must disclose your identity. Here’s the relevant language.: “Whoever…utilizes any device or software that can be used to originate telecommunications or other types of communications that are transmitted, in whole or in part, by the Internet… without disclosing …

A magic book on the Net

A magic book on the Net

Came across an interesting “Magic Book” professed to be Tom Riddler’s Diary, directly inspired from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I wonder if there are any connections here to Eliza or the updated magician’s version Orville. Nakul PS: Beware of he who should not be named a.k.a Voldemort! Thanks to rashmivsethi who forwarded …

Forwarding fake warnings… Watch out!

Forwarding fake warnings… Watch out!

Before you start getting worked up about an email that tells you that a “woman at a Gas nightclub (Mumbai) on Saturday night was taken by 5 men, who according to hospital and police reports, gang raped her before dumping her at Bandstand Mumbai,” and warns you about “Rohypnol, date rape drug is an essentially …